PhillyConfidential Archive: April, 2012

Gunman who stole painkillers from W. Philly pharmacy sought

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Cops are looking for a man who they say robbed a West Philly pharmacy at gunpoint Monday and got away with several bottles of prescription... Read more

Police: Child answers door to gun-wielding intruders in Bustleton

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A 6-year-old answered the door to three thugs who forced their way into a home at gunpoint in Northeast Philadelphia’s Bustleton section... Read more

Police, FBI looking for burqa-wearing bank robber

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Police and the FBI are looking for a man who they say robbed an Olney Wells Fargo branch on Friday. Cops described the robber as a medium-build... Read more

Cops ID teen gunned down waiting for bus

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The 18-year-old gunned down as he waited for the bus in Logan Saturday night was identified by police Monday as Khalil Stanley. Cops said... Read more

Arrest made in Easter robbery, assault of 94-year-old woman

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This post has been updated. Cops nabbed the man they say robbed and assaulted a 94-year-old woman as she walked home from a grocery store... Read more

Cops: 2 injured in Cedarbrook when shooter opens fire on SUV

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Police were on the scene of a double shooting in East Mount Airy’s Cedarbrook neighborhood early Sunday evening. Cops said three men... Read more

Teen wounded in mid-afternoon shooting

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Cops were investigating a mid-afternoon shooting Sunday in North Philly's Tioga section that left an 18-year-old hospitalized. The teen was... Read more

Crime-fighting, 2012-style: Philly Police tout social-media efforts

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Think you’ve been seeing more and more surveillance videos from the police department lately? That’s because you have. As part... Read more